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" Alas! they had been friends in youth; But whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy lives in realms above; And life is thorny; and youth is vain; And to be wroth with one we love Doth work like madness in the brain. "
The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ... - Page 299
by British poets - 1828 - 788 pages
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The Poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1848 - 688 pages
...we read these among other musical lines of Christabel: Alas I they hail been friends in youth; And whispering tongues can poison truth; And constancy...youth is vain, ' And to be wroth with one we love, Dotll WJrk like madness in the brain. " No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - 1849 - 290 pages
...quarrel between Sir Leoline and Sir Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine, who had been friends in youth. " Alas ! they had been friends in youth, But whispering...; And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like nradness in the brain : And thus it chanc'd as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each speak words...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849 - 578 pages
...name. Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale. Murmuring o'er the name again. Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine t Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...; and youth is vain : And to be wroth with one we lore. Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine. With Roland and Sir Leoline....
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1850 - 596 pages
...upon my bier, In the same coffin, for the self-same grave ! FROM " CHIUSTABEL." SEVERED FRIENDSHIP. Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...thus it chanc'd, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Lcoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his heart's best brother : They parted —...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1850 - 764 pages
...name, Why wax'd Sir Leoline so pale, Murmuring o'er the name again, Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine > n, alike to body and to mind." He paused, as if revolving...with fervent voice And an impassioned majesty, excla chanced, as 1 divine With Roland and Sir Leoline Each spake words of high Jisdjun And insult to his...
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century in Six Lectures

David Macbeth Moir - 1851 - 398 pages
...twilight mysticism, we have occasional gushes of glowing human tenderness, such as the following : — " Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline." As a man of genius, Coleridge appeared to have...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 16

1851 - 408 pages
...-- Editor's Table, THE YALE LITERARY MAGAZINE. VOL. XVI. MARCH, 1851. No. V. ®!)e Broken BY AHC " Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...we love, - . Doth work like madness in the brain." ColeridgJs Christabel. DEATH dissolves the hallowed links of friendship, and melts away like frost-work...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 16

1851 - 416 pages
...Editor's Table, . . 207 THE YALE LITERARY MAGAZINE. VOL. XVI. MARCH, 1851. No. V. <El)e Broken BY AHC " Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whispering...: And to be wroth with one we love, Doth work like madueas in the brain." Coleridge's Chrittabel. DEATH dissolves the hallowed links of friendship, and...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851 - 764 pages
...passage is that describing broken friendships : — Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; But whUpering tongues can poison truth ; | And constancy lives in...love, Doth work like madness in the brain. And thus it chanced, as I divine, With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult to his...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The poetical and dramatic ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853 - 728 pages
...i .• • Murmuring o'er the name again, • • Lord Roland de Vaux of Tryermaine ? . « .' Í 1 Alas ! they had been friends in youth ; . ' But whispering...work like madness in the brain. • * ".. And thus it chanced, as I divine, ' .... With Roland and Sir Leoline. Each spake words of high disdain And insult...
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